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Unable to access the GUI-based (ECP) Exchange Server 2013 Management Console

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I installed Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 onto a Microsoft Server 2012 but unable to get to the management console.
When I use, https://<servernameFQDN>/ecp
it fails with
HTTP Error 404.0 - Not Found
The resource you are looking for has been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.
Detailed Error Information:
Module IIS Web Core

If I attempt to go to https://<servernameFQDN:444>/ecp I get to the login screen, as I should. But when I login, I'm taken to Outlook Web App.
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Question by:bizzie247
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by:SreRaj
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Hi,

Please open IIS Manager, go to Sites, verify paths are correct for Exchange Site and virtual directories.
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by:Simon Butler (Sembee)
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What else have you done other than install Exchange? Which version of Exchange 2013 did you install (so which CU?).
The error is usually a problem with IIS configuration, as already pointed out. Proxy servers can also cause problems if you are using one of those.
If you didn't install CU6, then I would start by installing that and see if that resolves the issue.

Simon.
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by:bizzie247
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Running a test within the IIS 7, I get the following error:

Authorization   Cannot verify access to path (C:\interpub\wwwroot)

The server is configured to use pass-through authentication with a built-in account to access the specified physical path. However, IIS Manager cannot verify whether the built-in account has access. Make sure that the application pool identity has Read access to the physical path. If this server is joined to a domain, and the application pool identity is NetworkService or LocalSystem, verify that <domain>\<computer_name>$ has Read access to the physical path. Then test these settings again.
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by:bizzie247
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I am not sure that I understand this error.

Also, Simon, are you saying that I need to reinstall another version of Exchange?
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I just got a simple solution from 'Stackoverflow.com'. I tried "Connect As" and the username and password (Admin account),  (IIS is running on this machine), I tested the connection and it works now.
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by:bizzie247
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Researched and found the solution on "Stackoverflow.com"
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